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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 5TEXAS FACILITIES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 117MANDATORY PAPER RECYCLING PROGRAM
RULE §117.1Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings:

  (1) Commission--the Texas Facilities Commission.

  (2) Contaminants--Any material that significantly decreases the market value of the Single Stream. Contaminants include, but are not limited to, food containers (polystyrene, aluminum foil, food wrappers, etc.) food waste, hardbound covered books, paper towels, napkins, rubber bands, express mail envelopes, padded envelopes, laminated paper, self-adhesive nonpaper products, and glass.

  (3) Facility--a building, utility system, grounds or other physical entity included in the Commission's Facilities inventory.

  (4) Facilities inventory--a compilation of the property owned or maintained by the Commission.

  (5) Mandatory Paper Recycling Program--A statutory program to collect all paper deposited in specifically marked containers for the purpose of recycling.

  (6) Recycling coordinator--An agency's point of contact who shall coordinate recycling efforts within the agency, track the success of the program, and educate employees on recycling methods.

  (7) Single Stream--A recycling initiative to maximize and collect all recyclable materials, including all recyclable paper collected under the Mandatory Paper Recycling Program, by permitting the deposit of such materials to occur in a single specially marked container for the purpose of recycling. Glass and trash items are excluded from the Single Stream.

  (8) Toner cartridge--A cartridge containing a substance used to develop a latent xerographic image, commonly used in connection with computer printers, facsimile and copier machines.


Source Note: The provisions of this §117.1 adopted to be effective May 12, 2010, 35 TexReg 3638

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